Trump Tries To Make Anti-Semitism All About Him In SAD Online Meltdown

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President Donald Trump’s world seems at times to revolve around, well, Donald Trump — which isn’t a stretch but only a paraphrase of the guy who’s said he’s his best foreign policy adviser. This Monday, he complained that an apology from The New York Times for running an anti-Semitic cartoon didn’t include an apology to him for their supposed fake news… or something. As the worldwide Jewish community faces rising bigotry exemplified through means like the shooting attack at a California synagogue this past weekend, Trump is remarkably still aiming to make the issue about himself.

He railed on Twitter:

‘The New York Times has apologized for the terrible Anti-Semitic Cartoon, but they haven’t apologized to me for this or all of the Fake and Corrupt news they print on a daily basis. They have reached the lowest level of “journalism,” and certainly a low point in history!’

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The guy who has lied thousands and thousands of times since taking office — repeating some lies dozens of times — is in no place whatsoever to be preaching about journalistic integrity of what is or isn’t “fake.”

Outside of Trump’s perpetually operating persecution complex, the issue he’s referring to hinged on a cartoon that ran in a recent international edition of The New York Times depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a dog on a leash held by President Donald Trump himself, who in this depiction was wearing a conventional Jewish skullcap. The imagery offered an implicit endorsement of longstanding anti-Semitic rants against “Jew dogs” and the idea that their influence is permeating the upper reaches of global power. The paper only got around to explicitly apologizing for the imagery on Sunday after issuing a statement the previous day that lacked the language.

This issue does not represent Trump’s claims of facing a barrage of “fake news” by any stretch of the imagination. He’s comparing apples and oranges — although in this case, the “orange” is really a moldy, rotten fruit that it’s a wonder the president and his supporters are still tossing back and forth. There is no epidemic of lies in major mainstream media outlets.

Check out Twitter’s response to Trump’s latest claim otherwise below…

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